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    XWinLogon Alternatives

    XWinLogon is described as 'Based on the popular Cygwin environment for Windows, this is just an interface to the X Server to allow you to connect to another Unix/Linux box from your Windows computer' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are eight alternatives to XWinLogon for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is MobaXterm, which is free. Other great apps like XWinLogon are VcXsrv (Free, Open Source), X410 (Paid), Xming (Paid) and FreeXer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 1, 2020
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    Based on the popular Cygwin environment for Windows, this is just an interface to the X Server to allow you to connect to...
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    1. MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal app that brings the advanced features of a Unix-like command-line to Windows. It takes the power of Cygwin and wraps it in a sleek, visual interface that's super easy to use, lightweight and portable.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Windows X-server based on the xorg git sources (like xming or cygwin's xwin), but compiled with Visual C++ 2010. Source code can also be compiled with VS2008, VS2008 Express Edition and VS2010 Express Edition.


      • Windows
      X410 works seamlessly with Windows Subsystem for Linux, SSH X11 forwarding or in any situation that needs an X-Window server. X410 also supports VSOCK for communicating with Linux GUI apps and desktops running in Hyper-V virtual machines.
      • Windows
      Xming is a X Window System Server for Microsoft Windows®. It is fully featured, lean, fast, simple to install and because it is standalone native Windows, easily made portable (not needing a machine-specific installation or access to the Windows registry).
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      FreeXer is a free X Server suite. It transforms your Microsoft Windows workstation into a fully functionally X Windows terminal.

      Discontinued

      Last release was 2013



    2. X-Deep/32 X Window Server can be used to connect to host systems running UNIX, LINUX, IBM AIX, HP-UX, Sun Solaris or any other operating system that supports X Windows System, in a LAN environment or from a home PC connecting to office LAN via a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      XLiveCD allows users of Microsoft Windows to connect to remote Unix computers, run graphical applications and have the graphics displayed on their desktops.
      • Windows
      Exceed 2008 - permits applications, normally available only on expensive UNIX workstations, to be readily accessed from enterprise desktops.
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